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When Should You Consider Taking up Your Bathroom Improvement Project?

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The bathroom of every home is the place that will be used by the whole member of your family daily and also sometimes by your guests who may occasionally stay at your home. Therefore, bathrooms are considered a high-traffic area of your home.

Hence, from time to time your bathroom also needs a renovation, but often people try to put off the renovation because of lack of funds and as a result, the condition of the bathroom gets deteriorated over a period of time.

People consider renovations only when it is absolutely necessary, and as a result, many different new issues start cropping up in your bathroom where people may tend to take certain short-term measures.

Many people in order to avoid the headache of renovations, prefer to seek a change in their home instead, however, you must realize that moving out of your house may not be a permanent solution, as you may face such issues in your new residence too.

Bathroom renovation can surely make significant improvements to your home if it is done thoughtfully. Moreover, most of the shortcomings of your bathroom can always be disguised or lessened if you try to think a little more creatively. Also, certain cosmetic adjustments can also help to a certain extent.

So let us discuss in this post, what those few signs are, that you must observe to consider your immediate bathroom renovation project.

There are leaks

When you start noticing that there are lots of leakages from your shower, toilet, and all other outdated fixtures, and you are not able to find the proper replacements for them, then it is high time to consider renovating your bathroom.

There is mould build-up

When there will be a water leak from different areas then soon your bathroom will start smelling musty because of mould growth. Mould as you know it always thrives only in moist conditions.

Mould can also be a health hazard, and hence, it will be important that you need deal with it ASAP.

Outdated design

Either your bathroom is very poorly designed or it is a very old design that does not meet all the requirements of the current generation. There are many things that can only be sorted out with major modification.

Floors are damaged

Your bathroom floors may get damaged due to several reasons. Also, when water leakages are not clearly visible, they possibly may have seeped down into the floorboards. Eventually, a major problem must have developed on your floors. Then this is the proper time to undertake a bathroom renovation.

Old plumbing

If your house was built several years ago, then the plumbing system was old designed and perhaps many damages must have taken place internally that may not be visible however, from time to time you may face certain new problems.

Any minor issue can often turn into a major one, if you do not renovate your bathroom soon.

Lack of storage

If, you find that you cannot store enough stuff in your bathroom that you regularly need due to shortage of storage space for storing your bathroom necessities then this can be the solid reason why your bathroom will need renovation.

You must consult an expert to redesign your bathroom to address this issue.

Sizes not adequate

When your family members increase or many visitors frequently come to your home then you can face challenges of bathroom size and space. Perhaps you need some changes in the layout of your bathroom to address your problem.

This is only possible by taking up a major renovation of your bathroom.

Age factor

As you and your spouse grow older then, your needs may get changed and you may need certain different arrangements for your toilet and bathrooms. Therefore, you need to discuss with your contractor all about your special needs and renovate your bathroom.

Outdated fixtures

If your bathroom has most of the fittings and fixtures that are totally outdated and you cannot fix any modern fixtures easily.  If you ever need to replace any defective fixtures, you need to spend a lot to modify your bathroom. To resolve this issue once and for all, go for bathroom renovation.

Stinking smell

In case your bathroom is too old then you may find a kind of stinking smell for no apparent reason. You may use as many cleaning solutions, but the smell persists. In such conditions, total bathroom renovation remains the only solution.

These are not the complete list of signs that can provoke you to go for renovation. However, before going for the project make sure that you have got a sufficient budget available, as there can be many new requirements that crop up when you are already doing the project.